Aug 4, 2013 10:00am PDT
al qaeda is on the run and osama bin laden is dead. now an unprecedented closure and a travel alert which lasts for a month. the state department hates to do that the. the travel advisory they do. travel alert, every host government dislikes that. it cuts tourism. they are objecting to the ambassadors there cabling back to the state department saying, travel alert, are you sure we have to do that? to issue a travel alert for the next month means the threat is serious. >> senator demint the president was criticized heavily last september after benghazi for not doing enough. is it fair to criticize him for doing too much? >> it's clear al qaeda may be more of a threat to us than they were before 9/11. as you have heard from the experts on both sides he aisle in congress, there is a very real threat there. i'm not questioning what he's doing. i think what bill is saying is true. our attempt to placate parts of the world, reset whether it's russia or somewhere else are clearly not working. the perception of weakness in the administration is encouraging this kind of behavior. >> juan, wh
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
who took over after osama bin laden's death and the leader of the yemen based group. >> al-qaida still has some meaning with a common figure head leader in this case he's trying to be an operational leader. >> reporter: increased barricades are now in place against the heavily guarded mission. and although yemeni officials say they've disrupted a number of attacks already, there's been drone strikes. four suspected military leaders were killed today. the state department says secretary kerry spoke to yemen's president last night. president obama met with yemen's president just last thursday. also adding to the escalated level is the upcoming september 11 anniversary. >> we are at war and if we don't treat it as war we will lose. >>> today the u.s. filed its first criminal charges in the deadly terror attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi libya. the attack killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens, a uc hastings allumn along with three other americans. federal officials say charges were filed in connection with last year's attack. sources named one of the individuals as a libyan malitia l
Aug 11, 2013 10:00am PDT
to say about the state of al qaeda over the last year. >> today, al qaeda is on the run and osama bin laden is dead. for al qaeda a shell of its former self. groups like aqap must be dealt with. the united states is never going to retreat from the world. we don't get terrorized. >> senator, a moment ago you said that al qaeda is on the rise. you're not suggesting that al qaeda is stronger than it was pre-9/11? >> i'm saying they have metastasized in a way they may pose great threats throughout the middle east, that they can destabilize nations, that they can commit acts of terror literally anywhere and there's the perception throughout the middle east that there's no american leadership, that's no policy, and then the various actors in the region are accommodating to that reality. and when they believe that, then you are going to see extremist elements on the rise and clearly they are throughout the middle east. the action of closing these embassies shows that they're able to mount threats everywhere in the middle east against the united states of america and they are playing in ways
Aug 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
people have that have never casual carpooled, am i osama bin laden gated to pay the drive -- and i obligated to pay the driver? there is a 511 ride share program that matches you up about people beforehand so you will be able to talk things out. reporting live from fremont, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a strike if there is a b.a.r.t. strike wouldn't hurt the commuters it could or break some businesses. mup for you at -- coming up for you at 7:45, which businesses may lose a lot of money and which may make a lot of cash. stay here for all of the continuing coverage. on our channel 2 website, ktvu.com, we have a list of transportation alternatives in case there is a b.a.r.t. strike. if there is a b.a.r.t. strike, just know we'll be here for you starting at 4:00 a.m. monday morning to help you navigate through the morning commute. >>> homicide detectives in berkeley are investigating the city's third homicide of the year. but it's the second one in just two weeks. this latest shooting happened last night at the busy intersection of san pablo avenue and delaware street.